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BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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Ryan Michelle Bathe is currently starring in the hilarious First Wives Club series on BET+ and we sat down with the talented beauty to find out everything about the series that also stars Jill Scott and Michelle Buteau. "It's funny...
Tamar Braxton is firing back at critics who say she's homophobic.The singer/reality star recently raised eyebrows after she posted a series of statements about gay men on social media.“It’s time somebody says something. The truth is, ladies that these...

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Will.i.am says ‘racist’ flight attendant had police waiting on his arrival

Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am said he and members of his team were victims of a flight attendant's alleged racism.
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Guggenheim Museum hires Ashley James as its first Black curator

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City has officially hired the first full-time Black curator in its history, Ashley James.
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Public invited to star-studded memorial for Toni Morrison set for Nov. 21

Toni Morrison, who died in August, will be eulogized by celebrities and literary luminaries for her accomplishment in the world of culture and literature
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Murder suspect has been charged in Clark Atlanta University student case

One of the suspects tied to the death of Clark Atlanta University student, Alexis Crawford, has been charged with murder and is currently booked in Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, her roommate's boyfriend, Barron Brantley.
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O.J. Simpson files defamation lawsuit against Las Vegas casino

O.J. Simpson on Thursday filed a lawsuit against a Las Vegas hotel-casino for defamation after employees informed news site, TMZ, that the former pro football player was kicked out for being “belligerent” in November 2017.

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JAY-Z is reportedly ‘disappointed’ with Colin Kaepernick over his decision to change the ‘workout’ plan

Once again, the NFL is upset with Colin Kaepernick for changing his planned workout plans in Atlanta with team coaches, execs and others.
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Cowboys’ Michael Bennett says his choice to stand for anthem is about the team

The defensive lineman who has not stood for the national anthem with his previous teams, says he's still an activist despite choosing to do so with the Cowboys
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OPINION: Is this Colin Kaepernick ‘workout’ the real deal or just more NFL shenanigans?

Writer Dustin Seibert breaks down why this Colin Kaepernick 'workout' the NFL put together might be litte more than an elaborate pr stunt.
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As Jay-Z is reportedly linked to Kaepernick’s NFL workout, some issues with the league surface

While Colin Kaepernick was invited to an Atlanta workout for NFL coaches and managers, and Jay-Z was reportedly linked to the move, there are issues with the league and the quarterback's camp that have developed
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NFL invites teams to check Colin Kaepernick out in private workout session

Colin Kaepernick got a sweet surprise when he learned that the NFL has opened up an opportunity for him to be evaluated by teams at a private workout over the weekend.

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50 Cent slams Comcast CEO for ‘f*cking up’ ‘Power’ by dropping Starz

50 Cent blasted Comcast Corp. and its CEO over the reported removal of the Starz network from the company's lineup, which carries his show 'Power'
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Corporate executive, Curtis Symonds, launches new app that can potentially change the game for Black college athletes at HBCUs

Curtis Symonds, CEO of HBCU Network, wants to educate people on the value of HBCUs while providing Black student athletes with a national platform to get the exposure they deserve.
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Jacksonville Jaguars owner buys majority stake in Black News Channel

The Black News Channel, a new Tallahassee-based cable news network launching on November 15, is being backed by Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid “Shad” Khan, who owns the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Iconic Fashion Fair Cosmetics brand up for auction, but its future is being watched

The beauty line, long popular with African American women, is up for sale but there are people tracking what happens to it in the current market
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OPINION | “All wealth ain’t the same”: A look at billionaires Byron Allen and Jay-Z

Antonio Moore's new video series on theGrio discusses economics, politics, and wealth in a way...